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EKITI POLICE COMMAND CONFIRMS ATTACK DURING BYE ELECTION


Ekiti State Police Command has confirmed attack by suspected thugs who invaded ward 7 Unit 7 Iworo in Omuo Ekiti, shooting sporadically while eligible voters were casting their votes in a bye election of Ekiti State House of Assembly on Saturday, March 20, 2021.

This was contained in a Press statement issued by ASP Abutu Sunday, Police Public Relation Officer on behalf of the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Tunde Mobayo.

The release stated that 6 people were injured, among them were two policemen and one National Youths Service Corp(NYSC) members who were currently receiving treatment in Ikole General Hospital.

It further stated that the Command Operatives swung into action and arrested three(3) of the suspects.

The Police Vommand said the State Governor, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi has however, given a directive that all the suspects involved must be apprehended and brought to book.

The Ekiti State Commissioner of Police assured the general public that those involved would be made to face the full wrath of the law, while enjoining everyone to be calm and avoid any form of apprehension.

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